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1132.0 - Directory of Transport Statistics, 2000  
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Contents >> Environment >> Clean Air 2000 Monitor of Public Attitudes

Clean Air 2000 Monitor of Public Attitudes

    Name of Collection
    Clean Air 2000 Monitor of Public Attitudes

    Contact
    Manager
    Transport and Environment
    NRMA Limited
    388 George Street
    SYDNEY NSW 2000

    Telephone: Sydney 1800 678 784
    Facsimile: Sydney 02 9292 8485
    Email: cleanair2000@nrma.com.au
    Internet: http://www.nrma.com.au

    Purpose
    To determine current community attitudes towards the environmental impacts of car travel and use.
    Description
    The survey is conducted by the Hunter Valley Research Foundation for NRMA. It is concerned with community attitudes towards air quality and the motor vehicle and the community's responses to potential air quality and traffic congestion solutions.

    The population for the survey is defined as residents of Greater Sydney Region (GSR) who are 18 years or older and regularly drive a motor vehicle. The 1997 survey involved telephone interviews to 1,600 respondents, randomly selected from the population. All telephone interviewing was conducted using coded answers throughout the questionnaire, with provision for open-ended questions where relevant.

    Data Detail
  • Concern about air pollution;
  • Knowledge about air pollution issues;
  • Attitudes towards air pollution issues;
  • Solutions to air pollution and traffic congestion;
  • Public transport use;
  • Actions to reduce car emissions; and
  • Summary of results by sub-regions.

    Geographic Coverage
    The GSR is defined as those urban areas incorporating Newcastle/Lake Macquarie, Wyong/Gosford, Sydney and Wollongong/Illawarra.

    Frequency of Data Availability
    The survey is conducted annually.

    Historical Data
    The Clean Air 2000 Monitor was first undertaken in 1995 as benchmark survey and then as an annual monitor of public attitudes. The 1995 to 1997 results are comparable although new questions were added in both the 1996 and 1997 surveys.

    Products and Services
    Publications
    Clean Air 2000 Monitor of Public Attitudes: Air Quality and the Car 1997

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